Detail View: LUNA: Folger Bindings Image Collection: Inside front cover marble paper, DC122.8 I65.

Image Caption: 
Inside front cover marble paper, DC122.8 I65.
General Description: 
Early 19th century English binding.
Country / Style: 
England
Period: 
19th century (early)
Call Number: 
DC122.8 I65
Provenance: 
W.T. Smedley.
Author: 
Ireland, W. H. (William Henry), 1777-1835.
Title: 
Memoirs of Henry the Great, and of the court of France during his reign.
Created / Published: 
London, Harding, Triphook and Lepard, 1824.
Hamnet URL: 
http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=8733
Dimensions: 
220 x 134 x 28 mm
Covering Material: 
Green calfskin.
Sewing: 
Sewn on three recessed supports that do not correspond to the four flat false raised bands on the spine.
Headbands: 
Machine embroidered stuck on headband in burgundy red and white alternating stripes.
Edge Treatment: 
Shell marbled pattern in brown and red colors (faded).
End Papers: 
Two blank flyleaves and a single shell pattern marble paper flyleaf and paste-down, in brown and red colors.
Decorative Description: 
The covers are tooled with multiple frames. The outer frame is a gilt double line with rope pattern in-between, then a gilt floral and berry decorative roll, then a blind tooled anthemion and key frame base decorative roll, then a ten line concentric blind tooled line frame around a willow grained center panel. The spine is divided into five panels, with the title gilt on a red leather label in the second panel, The volume number is gilt on a red leather label in the fourth panel. All the other panels are gilled with ornate volute corner brackets and a crenulated center box. The board edges and the turn-ins are gilt with leafy decorative roll.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Calf bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Decorated papers -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Gold tooled bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Leather bindings -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Marbled papers -- England -- 19th century.
Binding Terms (RBMS): 
Turn-ins -- England -- 19th century.